The Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium 2017 was held on 4 -5 May 2017. It was organised by the CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy and the Graduate Division, Department of Social Work, CUHK. The theme is “Social Welfare and Social Work in Globalized Era: Research, Policy and Practice”. The two-day Symposium aimed at providing an opportunity for research students from different parts of the world to share their research with one another.


Around 40 research students from Ireland, India, Korea, the Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong presented their research projects on different important fields of social welfare and social work on 4-5 May 2017. Eight research students obtained the Best Paper Award. We are honored that Prof. Chen Yu-wen from the Department of Social Work of National Taiwan University, Prof. Guan Xinping from the Department of Social Work and Social Policy of Nankai University and Prof. Ngai Sek Yum, Steven from our Department being the keynote speakers for the symposium.